HRD Monthly Science Meeting of August 2019

August’s science meeting consisted of three presentations: Lidia Cucurull - "An overview of the Global Observing Systems Analysis Group (GOSA)" Andy Hazelton - "HAFSB Performance for TS Barry and Invest 96L" Ghassan 'Gus' Alaka - "AOML Hurricane Model Viewer Demonstration" The three presentations are available on the anonymous ftp site at: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/pub/blog/meetings/2019/Science/HRD_SciMeet_20190808.zip

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of May 2019

May’s science meeting consisted of seven presentations: Kelly Ryan: Projects featuring collaboration and consultation on OSEs, OSSEs, data visualization, and machine learning William Ramstrom: Nest Development for FV3 Michael Fischer: Potential mechanisms for two secondary eyewall formation events in Hurricane Irma (2017) Kelly Nunez (PSU): PV budget analysis of high resolution simulations to understand the … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of May 2019

HRD Seminar – Dr. Andrew Kren, CIMAS and AOML/HRD – 27 June 2018

Dr. Kren presented a seminar titled “Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) and Observing System Experiments (OSEs) to evaluate the impact of current and future observing systems in the NCEP GDAS”. ABSTRACT: Observing System Experiments (OSEs) test the impact of current observing system platforms on analyses and forecasts, while Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) can evaluate … Continue reading HRD Seminar – Dr. Andrew Kren, CIMAS and AOML/HRD – 27 June 2018

HRD Seminar – Prof. U. C. Mohanty, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India – 7 June 2016

Prof. Mohanty presented a seminar on "Recent Developments in Prediction of Tropical Cyclones over North Indian Ocean". A recording of the presentation is available on the anonymous ftp site: ftp://ftp.aoml.noaa.gov/pub/hrd/blog/seminars/2016/Mohanty_HRD_Seminar_20160607.mp4

HRD Monthly Science Meeting of June 2016

June's science meeting consisted of 4 presentations: Ghassan Alaka:   "Demo of the Basin-Scale HWRF Web Site" Elena Konopleva (ESRL/PSD):   "Simple flight planning tool based on tkmap" George Halliwell (AOML/PhOD):  "OSSE evaluation of pre-storm ocean profile surveys" Leon Nguyen:  "Observations of intensifying sheared tropical cyclones: Bertha" All the presentations are available on the anonymous … Continue reading HRD Monthly Science Meeting of June 2016

HRD/NHC CHART Seminar – Lisa Bucci, CIMAS & AOML/HRD – 19 May 2016

Lisa Bucci presented a seminar on “Impacts of an Airborne Doppler Wind Lidar on Tropical Cyclone Analysis Forecasts.” that is available on the NHC science presentation web site. Abstract The initial structure of Tropical Cyclones (TCs) in models remains a limiting factor for TC forecasts. Instruments flown on NOAA's P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter Aircraft provide … Continue reading HRD/NHC CHART Seminar – Lisa Bucci, CIMAS & AOML/HRD – 19 May 2016

AOML and HRD researchers at 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, Puerto Rico – 10-14 April 2016

Twenty-three AOML and HRD scientists participated in the recent 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology in San Juan, PR, as authors or co-authors on 36 presentations and 11 posters. Roughly 650 presentations (452 oral presentations in 70 sessions and 196 posters in 2 session) were submitted to the conference. Of the 440 TC-related presentations … Continue reading AOML and HRD researchers at 32nd AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, Puerto Rico – 10-14 April 2016

HRD seminar – Dr. Dusanka Zupanski, Zupanski Consulting, LLC, Fort Collins, CO – 28 March 2016

Dr. Zupanski presented a seminar on “Theoretically advanced, yet computationally efficient data assimilation and forecasting methods”. Abstract We have witnessed several fundamental advancements in data assimilation and forecasting methods in the last decade. Hybrid ensemble-variational data assimilation methods have been developed, utilizing the best properties of the most advanced data assimilation methods: ensemble Kalman filter … Continue reading HRD seminar – Dr. Dusanka Zupanski, Zupanski Consulting, LLC, Fort Collins, CO – 28 March 2016

HRD & AOML researchers at 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA – 11-14 January 2016

Abstracts and recordings of  the 19 presentations and 5 posters AOML & HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 96th AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website: Presentations: A First Look at the Impact of Coyote UAS Observations from Hurricane Edouard (2014) on Tropical Cyclone Data Assimilation and Prediction – Altug … Continue reading HRD & AOML researchers at 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA – 11-14 January 2016

HRD seminar – Erin Munsell, PSU – 16 November 2015

Ms. Munsell presented a seminar “Dynamics and predictability of tropical cyclones evaluated through convection-permitting ensemble analysis and forecasts with airborne radar and sounding observations“. Abstract: Dynamics and predictability of tropical cyclones evaluated through convection-permitting ensemble analysis and forecasts with airborne radar and sounding observations. The dynamics and predictability of tropical cyclones (TCs) are assessed through the … Continue reading HRD seminar – Erin Munsell, PSU – 16 November 2015